The Baltic Exchange Dry Index (BDI) is a very useful gauge of global trade. The BDI charts tells you how much it costs to move goods around the world in massive ships. These goods can be pretty much anything: iron ore, grains, coal etc., the world needs to build things and function. The charts given here gives the detailed information of the Baltic Exchange Dry Index (BDI) in terms of years. Click on the year for which you want to look up the Baltic Exchange Dry Index for that year.